The Medford-Vincentown Rotary Club has announced that scholarships worth a total of $25,000 will be presented to five high school seniors who live in the 08055 and 08088 postal zones.
This includes students who attend Seneca and Shawnee High Schools, Holy Cross, Bishop Eustace and the Burlington County Institute of Technology.
The Rotary Club, based on financial need, academic excellence, a history of public service and an interview with the Rotary Club’s selections committee, will choose the five students.
Applications can be requested from each schools’ counseling office.The applications consist of financial information that will beheld in the strictest confidence,academic history, other information that will help with the selection process and a written essay.
The essay should be at least two-pages, double spaced, written by the applicant and describe the reasons why he or she deserves the scholarship.
Financial need or extenuating circumstances can be addressed in the essay as well.
The completed applications and attachments must then be returned to a student’s school counselor.
Each school may pre-select up to five students from the applicants who submit completed applications and essays.
The selected students applications and attachments must be returned to the Medford-Vincen-town Rotary Club by April 1, sothat interviews can be held dur-ing the weeks of April 8 to April22. Winners of the scholarshipswill be announced soon afte